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Top 10 public health media bites of 2015

Each year, advocates use well crafted media bites to make their policy issues relatable to readers and reporters — and to produce outrage or prompt action. Here are BMSG's top picks for 2015. Read more >


How childhood trauma appears in the news

New research from BMSG reveals how journalists cover adverse childhood experiences, why this matters, and ways to improve coverage. Read more >


How perceptions of the tobacco, alcohol and food industries differ in public health debates

At the 8th European Public Health Conference in Milan, leading international experts, including BMSG's Lori Dorfman, explored how corporations are portrayed in public health debates and how public health professionals perceive their role in shaping public policy. Read more >


Proposition 47: Are health and equity included in news coverage?

This seminal piece of legislation has profound implications for health and equity in the state — but is that reflected in the news? We analyzed coverage to find out how the proposition is portrayed. Read more >


Studying the news as a public health strategy

New BMSG research highlights how media monitoring can inform public health efforts on a range of issues from violence prevention to sugary drinks. We'll present findings at this year's meeting of the American Public Health Association. Read more >


How food and beverage companies are shaping public conversation on obesity

With nutrition-related diseases regularly making headlines, food and beverage companies are eager to portray themselves as part of the solution. In this Q&A, BMSG's Laura Nixon discusses new research on industry messaging and implications for public health. Read more >


How can we make preventing sexual violence headline news?

New research from BMSG explores media portrayals of sexual violence and how both journalists and advocates can work to improve coverage. Read more >


ACEs in the headlines: Coverage takes off in 2015

Although adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are still underrepresented in the news compared to other health issues, coverage has spiked recently. Why does this matter and what does it mean for advocates? Preliminary research from BMSG offers insights. Read more >


News must highlight links between community violence and education

Education can help transform our communities into safe and thriving places, yet new BMSG research shows that news outlets often fail to make the connection between schools and violence explicit. Here's why reporters need to connect the two. Read more >


Soda tax debates in Berkeley and San Francisco: How were they covered in the news?

Join us at this year's Childhood Obesity Conference in San Diego, where we'll share findings from our latest news analysis of soda tax debates and implications for public health advocates. Read more >


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